Some ultrasound tests need you to have a full bladder. These tests may also require a urine pregnancy test.

You do not need a full bladder for:

  • All OB ultrasounds

  • Check of IUD placement

  • Pelvic ultrasounds

You do need a full bladder for:

  • Putting in or taking out IUD

  • Ultrasound guided biopsy

  • Sonohysterogram

If You Need a Full Bladder

1 hour before your test:

  • Drink 16 ounces (2 cups) of fluids within 10 to 15 minutes.

  • Do not go to the bathroom until after your test is done.

Who to Call

Please contact your doctor’s office or one of the clinics listed below:

Junction Rd Medical Center
OB/GYN Clinic
(608) 265-7601

20 S. Park St.
OB/GYN Clinic
(608) 287-2830

Union Corners
OB/GYN Clinic
(608) 242-6840